History

historie

1929
Founding of the first specialist foot care school with medical final exams

1932
Expansion of "Hellmut-Ruck-Fachschule” with practice and affiliated wholesale

1945
Complete destruction of the company during the air raid on Pforzheim

1946
Hellmut Ruck sen. re-established the practice, school, and wholesale business

1953
Talks with leading medical doctors about the training of foot care specialists recognized by the state. Plan: two-year hospital training and practical training in large practices

1964
Hellmut Ruck jun. joins the enterprise

1975
Division of the enterprise: Practice with specialist training school in Pforzheim and wholesale in Neuenbürg

1994 
Plans to change the existing specialist school according to the national draft law on podiatry

1996
Start of construction works for the administrative building hosting “Baden-Wuerttemberg’s first podiatry school”

1998
Start of the first two-year podiatric training course

2000
State recognition of the school

2002
Reform of the Podiatric Act

2008
Simeon Ruck joins the enterprise

bis heute
Since opening: 17 school classes